The twins at 48 hours from surgery are doing extremely well in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). They are still on the respirator and it is expected that they will be off the respirator within one to two days.
On Monday, 21 January 2002, at 0820 hours, the twins were taken to the Operating Room where the surgical team started anaesthetizing them, one at a time, starting with Twin A (Najlaa) and followed by Twin B (Naseebah).
Through his usual humanitarian initiatives, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has directed the separation of a set of Sudanese Siamese Conjoined twin girls to be performed at King Abdulaziz Medical City (KAMC) - Riyadh, after the completion of the necessary work-up.
A successful surgical separation of Saudi Conjoined Twin at the King Fahad Nat ional Guard Hospital was performed by a Saudi surgical team headed by Dr. Abdullah Abdulaziz Al Rabee'ah, a renowned Pediatric Surgeon, on Saturday, 21 November 1998, and which represents a historical milestone for the King Fahad National Guard Hospital.